Knee osteoarthritis 2012 refers to arthritis in knee caused due to degeneration in muscles, cartridge around knee joint and knee joint bones. Osteoarthritis in knees develops slowly and steadily around knee joints due to regular movement, limited movement of osteoarthritis patient, injuries, cartilage problem, lack of protein, bone spurs (rubbing of bones), weight of osteoarthritis patient, genetical problems and aging.
Osteoarthritis in 2012 also affects lower back, ankle, hands and large joints. Knee osteo-arthritis affects balance and functioning of joints all around body and later leads to cervical, sciatica and slip disk problem. Knee arthritis’s primary cause are lack of water content, new bones spurs, aging and genetic conditions.
Types of Knee Osteoarthritis or Arthritis Knee types
1. Primary Osteoarthritis- Primary Knee Osteo-arthritis refers to loss of synovial fluid around joints which is related to aging. Repetitive movement decreases cartilage whereas limited movement increases synovial fluid which causes osteo-arthritis in knees. The joints are rubbed due to movement around affected arthritis knee joints which causes immense joint pain. Primary Osteoarthritis is found in people aged around 55 or more.
2. Secondary Osteo-arthritis- Secondary knee Osteo-arthritis refers to other circumstances such as over-weight, injuries, abnormalities at time of birth, joint operation and any other side affects of disease or condition. Secondary Osteoarthritis is found in people aged around 20, 30 or more. People in profession such as weight lifting, drivers, software and sportsmen believe that they have less chances of osteoarthritis, but the truth is people in software and IT industry have more chances of knee osteoarthritis ie Secondary Osteoarthritis because of limited and irregular movement.
Knee osteoarthritis in 2012 is found in men around aged 45 and women aged around 40. Arthritis affects 18.1 billion people all around the world, countries like United States, India, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa ranks among the top osteoarthritis patients.
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